adenylic acid

noun ad·e·nyl·ic acid \ ˈa-də-ˌni-lik- \

Definition of adenylic acid

: amp

Origin and Etymology of adenylic acid

adenyl "a univalent radical C5H4N5 derived from adenine" (borrowed from German Adenyl, from Adenin adenine + -yl -yl) + 1-ic (as translation of German Adenylsäure)


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adenylic acid

noun ad·e·nyl·ic acid \ ˌad-ᵊn-ˌil-ik- \

medical Definition of adenylic acid

: amp

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